15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Staten Island
— 1 night
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Lewes
— 2 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Fly
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
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Staten Island

— 1 night
Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway and then get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great Adventure. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Grove Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at 8th Ave Jetty.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Staten Island day trip website.

Newark to Staten Island is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lewes.

Things to do in Staten Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Lewes

— 2 nights
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Junction and Breakwater Trail, walk around George H. P. Smith Park, then kick back and relax at Cape Henlopen State Park, and finally look for gifts at Kid's Ketch. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edmond's Catholic Church, take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Dimitra Yoga.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lewes trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Staten Island to Lewes by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Lewes sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Virginia Beach

— 1 night

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 2nd (Fri), observe the fascinating underwater world at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Lewes to Virginia Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus, subway, and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Williamsburg

— 3 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Williamsburg is known for museums, theme parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, explore the galleries of Historic Jamestowne, and take a tour of Jamestown Settlement.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip planner.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and then go for a stroll along the water at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and finally let little ones run wild at Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head trip planner.

You can fly from Williamsburg to Hilton Head in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Outdoors · Spas · Historic Sites

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, and contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Myrtle Beach

— 2 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for gifts at Bijuju, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach, and finally experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach vacation planner.

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Virginia travel guide

4.6
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Gardens · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Beaches
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.